The Alberta Soil Science Workshop is please to announce the 2019 Alberta Soil Tour scheduled for May 30 to May 31, 2019. This 2-day event will focus upon the Central Alberta Region. The Tour will start from Red Deer, AB, and go southeast into the badlands area near Drumheller, AB, finally returning to Red Deer, AB. The Alberta Soils Tour is an excellent training opportunity for those working with soils, whether the focus is on soil conservation, land reclamation, or agronomy. Experts will provide background on soil formation and the various soil profiles for each of the landscapes encountered during the tour. Various soil conservation, land habitat, and agronomy topics will be discussed. Come, make new friends, and expand your horizons! Co-Leaders for the 2019 Alberta Soil Tour are:
In 2019, the Alberta Soils Tour will focus on typical soils of Alberta prairies:
The variety of parent materials covered will include glacial till, glaciolacustrine and lacustrine sediments, pre-glacial gravels and various types of bedrock.
Please contact Konstantin Dlusskiy, Soils Tour Chair of the ASSW (email@example.com) for more information.
1000-5001 19 St, Red Deer
$120.00 + taxes, room/night
Mention the Alberta Soils Tour to receive the discounted room rate.